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Benromach 15YO Single Malt Whisky

  • Single Malt
  • Scotland, 700ml
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Aromas of sweet toffee leading to notes of cracked black pepper and peat smoke. Rich forest fruits develop with dark chocolate and dried banana. Creamy and sweet with ripe apples and an undertone of charred oak. Dark chocolate develops and leads to toasted malt and orange peel with a subtle hint of smoke. Medium creamy finish with soft smoke and dried fruit.

  • Distillery: Benromach Distillery
  • Type: Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Region: Speyside, Scotland
  • Alcohol: 43%
  • Volume: 700ml
  • Goes with: Neat or over ice

Only ever matured in the highest quality oak casks, Benromach's 15YO single malt whisky gives cracked pepper, charred oak, apples, dark chocolate and forest fruits with rich sherry notes and a touch of smoke.

Today, Benromach is the smallest distillery in Speyside with a workforce of just two and a maximum capacity of a mere half million litres annually. Benromach was established in 1898, a year a great number of distilleries came into being. The distillery was built by the Benromach Distillery Company and situated to the north of Forres in Speyside. Drawing its water from the Chapeltown springs, Benromach was one of the many Speyside distilleries designed by the renowned Charles Doig, the Elgin-based architect who was credited also for Aberlour, Dufftown and Balblair among many others. Benromach, whose name derives from the Gaelic for ‘shaggy mountain’, closed and reopened over the course of the 1930s. In 1983 it was mothballed. It was not until a decade later that the distillery was acquired from United Distillers by Gordon and MacPhail. Following the purchase, Gordon and MacPhail paraded it as a flagship distillery of the old school Speyside style. A more heavily peated malt was used, producing a fuller spirit. Benromach was reopened officially by Prince Charles in 1998. Under Gordon and MacPhail's ownership, Benromach became the first distillery to release a Soil Association certified whisky with the 2006-released Organic. Other unique expressions have been released since; PeatSmoke, distilled from heavily peated malt at 55ppm as well as a series with the moniker Origins, aimed to draw attention to the effects of different production processes.

  • Double Gold - 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition
  • Gold - 2021 International Spirits Challenge
  • Gold - 2020 The Scotch Whisky Master
  • Gold - 2018 Spirits Selection by Concours Modial de Bruxelles
  • Gold - 2018 Whisky Magazine World Whiskies Awards - Best Speyside Single Malt
  • Gold - 2018 LA International Spirits Competition
  • Silver - 2021 Scotch Whisky Masters
  • Silver - 2021 International Wine and Spirits Competition
  • Silver - 2020 International Spirits Challenge Distillers' Single Malts between 13YO-20YO
  • Silver - 2019 The Scotch Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business) - Speyside Single Malt Super Premium
  • Silver - 2019 International Spirits Challenge - Distillers' Single Malts between 13YO-20YO
  • Silver - 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition - Scotch Single Malt - Speyside
  • Bronze - 2019 Scottish Whisky Awards - Single Malt 13YO-16YO


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